Abington, South Lanarkshire (Scotland)

Abington, in South Lanarkshire, Scotland, is a small village surrounded by rolling hills and scenic landscapes. Known for its historic inn, it provides a peaceful retreat in the Scottish countryside.
Cycle routes passing Abington
Weeks I stayed Abington
Thu, 8. Jun 2023
Katharina Birkenbach

I made it to Scotland! A big milestone! Landscape was beautiful, but the road was more of a bike highway. Just a strip on a rather busy street. Great to get some miles done! But a bit scary when big wood lorries rush by. Ended on a campsite with the most beautiful view, and tons of bunnies. Looking forward to the weeks to come!

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Fri, 9. Jun 2023
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Woke up to the most perfect view! A great ride during the day with hills that are clearly picking up. By now I expect to have distance divided by ten as my ascend. Then it’s a normal ride. Below is easy peasy. One thing that shocked me a bit was the amount of garbage at the side of the road. Didn’t see that in a long time… arrived on nice campsite where two weird things happened. The one is that there was a bit of trouble with the camping neighbours, the next day even police showed up. I think the over reacted a bit. But there was a bit of tension in the air and I didn’t sleep as deep as usually. At around midnight I woke up from a sound. Looked out of the tent. And what did I see? A fox just in front of me with my back of porridge in his snout! We looked at each other and then walked away…

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Mood: happy :)